In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we kick off the new year with a focus on wellness, which is particularly important in the time of COVID-19 and all of its many implications for our daily lives.
In our feature article, we speak with Victoria Mars, the former chairman of Mars, about her career in the family business, how we can better navigate our personal and professional lives (hint: it’s all about life stages) and Mars’ focus on sustainability.
Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein, president and CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, describes the troubling trends in mental health in the wake of COVID-19 and provides a roadmap for thinking about productive coping mechanisms and how to support loved ones.
In our “By the Numbers” infographic, we look at mental health and wellness in the time of COVID-19, examining the impact of 2020 on our collective mental well-being, as well as some signs that there is hope on the horizon.
In “Five Questions,” Jeannie Infante Sager, the director of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute, discusses the importance of women’s giving, how women philanthropists have responded to COVID-19 and shifts she has seen in methods of giving during the pandemic.
In our “By the Numbers” infographic, we explore the enormous effect COVID-19 has had on women on the frontlines, at home and at work, as well as highlight a few silver linings to come out of the pandemic.
In the feature article of this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we speak with forensic scientist, best-selling author and “Bones” creator Kathy Reichs about her journey to crime fiction writing, how she continues to find inspiration 20 books later and the difference between writing for TV and writing a novel.
In this edition, we speak with “Bones” creator Kathy Reichs about her journey from forensics to fiction, explore COVID-19’s dramatic impact on all aspects of women’s lives and cover the Democratic party’s tax proposal as we near the November election.
We feature 20 inspiring women and share how 2020 is set to be a pivotal year in their professional journeys. We also spotlight a few examples of their extraordinary work in response to the current global pandemic.
Relationship Manager Laura Salibello and Analyst Maddy Pellow define the basic principles of investing and share how parents can incorporate them into preliminary conversations with aspiring young investors.
CW&W Executive Director Adrienne Penta and BBH Relationship Manager Beth Milkovits explore the complexity of teaching the value of digital currency in a time where we increasingly store and spend money online and in the cloud.
In this video, see an excerpt from the feature interview in our winter issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, in which Tiffani Faison, culinary superstar and talented entrepreneur, discusses her journey from Top Chef season one to restaurateur and her relentless focus on restaurant culture.
In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we focus on women who are breaking the mold and making history. We had the pleasure of speaking with women who are pioneers and leaders in their fields – these are women who have been “firsts” and are taking care to pave the way for the women coming after them.
BBH Wealth Planners Ali Hutchinson and Stacia Kroetz outline the importance of having a flexible estate plan. The future is unknowable, but centering your plan on your values and communicating regularly with your fiduciary and your family will set your family on the path to success.
In “Five Questions,” Maura Cunningham, founder and CEO of Rock The Street, Wall Street (RTSWS), discusses the importance of increasing girls’ confidence in the M in STEM, engaging the next generation to pursue a career in finance and her journey in building RTSWS.
In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we focus on women who are pushing for change in some unexpected places: NASCAR and fly fishing! We also spent time with women and men who are making great strides in leveling the playing field in technology, entrepreneurship and board leadership.
In our feature article, we sit down with Kelley Earnhardt Miller, co-owner of JR Motorsports, to discuss how NASCAR started with local families and evolved into a sport dominated by family businesses. She spoke to us about her views on succession, legacy and the role of women in racing.
We speak with Christine Atkins and Jackie Kutzer, the women leading the 50/50 On the Water initiative at Orvis, to learn more about the initiative, which aims to introduce more women to the sport of fly fishing and to create gender equity on the water.
On June 5, 2019, Babson College’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership convened more than 250 investors, accelerators, policymakers, researchers, founders and other disrupters dedicated to changing the landscape of financing women entrepreneurs. We report on some key takeaways from the day.
In “Five Questions,” Lorrie Gordon, BBH Partner, Investor Services, discusses the need for business leaders to be more fluent with technology, why the BBH Women’s Network is important to her and how BBH has changed during her tenure spanning the last quarter century.
In this video, we provide a preview of the feature interview in our summer issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, in which Kelley Earnhardt Miller, co-owner of JR Motorsports, discusses carrying on the Earnhardt racing legacy and the role values play in family and business.
In our feature article, we sit down with Jodi Berg, the president and CEO of Vitamix, to discuss how a relentless focus on purpose has made Vitamix a thriving fourth-generation family business. Berg also talks about why working outside Vitamix was essential and how the business is raising the next generation of family business leaders to be successful.
Christine Moriarty, founder of MoneyPeace Inc., discusses the importance of sustaining your business, building an exit strategy, knowing your values and understanding the impact of a sale on family when considering the sale of a company.
In “Five Questions,” Deborah Theobald, CEO and co-founder of Vecna Technologies, a Cambridge-based technology company, discusses the benefits of working with family, her company’s focus on impact and her belief in “using technology to improve the lives of those we touch.”
In “Five Questions,” Sally Brown, a descendant of BBH’s founder Alexander Brown, celebrates the 130th anniversary of her great-grandmother Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown’s first gift of musical instruments to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with insight into how she amassed the more than 3,600-piece collection.
In the feature article of this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we sit down with Lisa Borders, the former president of the WNBA, to discuss her efforts to raise awareness of the athleticism, action and excitement on display at a WNBA game. Borders also talks about what she learned having worked in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
Mara Gubuan, founder of Equality League, and Minky Worden, director of global initiatives at Human Rights Watch, speak with us about the organization’s focus on advancing women’s rights by eliminating institutional and cultural barriers to sports.
Our “By the Numbers” infographic looks at the role of sports in supporting the physical and emotional well-being of girls and highlights the impact team sports can have on helping young women grow into powerful leaders.
As screen time becomes the norm, “play” is shifting from outdoor games and sports to sedentary simulations. Kathleen Tullie, the founder and executive director of BOKS and senior director of social responsibility of Reebok International, speaks with us about her work to help children be more active.
In “Five Questions,” BBH Relationship Manager Allie Flood discusses how her involvement in golf has shaped her leadership abilities, lessons learned from playing the sport and the role of team in the game.
In our feature article, we sit down with Judy Smith, the founder of Smith & Company and the inspiration for the ABC television show “Scandal,” to discuss her perspectives on the importance of honest advice in the face of crisis, the role preparation plays in a company’s ability to control the narrative, the freedom of running her own business and her vision for the future of Smith & Company.
In “Five Questions,” Krista Tippett, the creator and host of the public radio program and podcast “On Being,” tells us about her time as a foreign correspondent and aide to the U.S. ambassador in Berlin and discusses what she hopes her listeners take away from her podcast.
In our feature article, we speak with Julie Wainwright, the founder and CEO of The RealReal, to discuss how she is transforming luxury resale with her online marketplace. She has raised an astounding $173 million in capital for The RealReal, and her vision for the future focuses on extending the life of luxury goods and creating a “circular economy.”
How can you start a conversation with your young adult child about her goals and what she may envision for her future? BBH Relationship Manager Laura Salibello discusses creating a balance sheet to engage young adult children in a conversation about current and future spending needs and goals.
Parents may think that after high school, there is not much more they can do to educate children about the value of money. In our latest “Guide to Talking to Children About Money,” we explore the ways that parents can prepare their college-age and emerging adult children to be financially responsible adults.
What does it take to succeed as a woman in technology? Duy-Loan Le, the first woman to be nominated and elected to the rank of Texas Instruments Senior Fellow, tells us about her journey and her philosophy on balancing family, work and community.
In the feature article of this edition of Women & Wealth Magazine, Adrienne Penta examines the criticality of intergenerational communication around wealth values. She highlights the essential values that families should discuss with one another and describes the tools that BBH recommends to facilitate these conversations.
In our feature article, we talk to Katie Couric about her professional journey as a female journalist and broadcaster, her recent documentary film, “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric,” and how she broaches the conversation about wealth and values with the next generation.
Wealth Planner Karin Prangley discusses the benefits of and process for private business owners attaining official certifications as Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) or Women Business Enterprises (WBE).
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